UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s traces its roots of providing caring, quality health care for individuals and families back to the 1880s. For over 130 years we have been establishing ourselves as a resource in the tri-state area (Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota) for community wellness. In recent years, St. Luke’s has invested in a multi-million dollar project to enhance its Birth Center and opened the doors on a new surgical area. We are also planning for the future with the addition of Sunnybrook Medical Plaza, Siouxland’s newest outpatient facility in the city’s s bustling Sunnybrook Business District.
The only way we can continue providing superior medical care to the residents of the tri-state area is by enlisting the best employees in their field. Our current focus is hiring skilled, talented and compassionate nurses for our Float Team, Emergency Department and Labor and Delivery! Apply online today to become a member of our team and continue reading to discover why St. Luke’s should be the next step in your nursing career.
1) St. Luke’s is a Flourishing Health System Within the Community!
After years of continued growth, in 2014, UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s is proud to have provided services for:
- 10,872 inpatient admissions
- 4,487 inpatient and outpatient surgeries
2) Collaborative Work Environment
The nurses who work at St. Luke’s in Sioux City love the collaborative and welcoming environment our hospital and clinics provide. Anna B., Registered Nurse in St. Luke’s ER says, “We have an extremely collaborative environment in the Emergency Department. WE always come together as a team for the good of the patient!”
3) Patient Care is Advanced by the Latest Technologies
Our health care system has been recognized by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine three years in a row as one of the nation’s “Most Wired Health Systems!” Most recently, St. Luke’s was also recognized as one the nation’s top performing hospital’s by iVantage Health Analytics for quality, outcomes and patient perspective. Beyond system-wide efforts, we take technology that advances patient care very seriously at our facilities. St. Luke’s is home to Siouxland’s newest cardiology labs, a state-of-the-art Birth Center and neonatal intensive care unit and extras in our emergency department that make the overall experience more comfortable for patients including a special pediatric room.
St. Luke’s currently uses barcode scanning and is in the process of incorporating vocera, a new hands-free voice recognition communication system, into the patient care routine. Because of our strong commitment to patient and family-centered care, we are also working toward achieving our Magnet designation, joining an elite group of hospitals nationwide known for providing outstanding patient outcomes and exceptional nursing care.
4) St. Luke’s Cares About Advancing Their Nurses
The healthcare industry is ever changing and evolving and because St. Luke’s values education and encourages nurses to grow in their field, St. Luke’s offers tuition reimbursement for nurses seeking their BSN, MSN or doctorate degrees. We also offer reimbursement for a variety of nursing certifications. Beyond education repayment, we offer nursing research programs as well as nurse residency programs!
5) St. Luke’s is a Part of an Extensive Network of Healthcare Facilities.
UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s provides family-centered, innovative care and solutions to the communities in the tri-state area - Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. While treating more than 77,000 patients each year, our team successfully coordinates care from the doctor’s office to the hospital and back into the home with the help of UnityPoint Clinic and UnityPoint at Home. From family medicine to urgent care and a variety of specialties, St. Luke’s partners with more than ten local clinics to offer advanced, coordinated care to patients.
6) Our Nurses Love St. Luke’s!
Lisa Mascarello, Nurse Manager of St. Luke’s Oncology/Surgery Unity and a recipient of the 2015 100 Great Iowa Nurses award says, “I love working at UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s because of the focus the organization places on the importance of nurses and our role in delivering patient and family-centered care. As a patient, it doesn’t matter where you are. If you have a great nurse, then you will have a great stay. St. Luke’s definitely has the greatest and best nurses!”
7) Competitive Benefits and Compensation is Available
UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's offers nurses a competitive wage and benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance; 401(K) retirement plan; and tuition assistance (see above). St. Luke’s also offers a $15,000 signing bonus to nurses with at least two years of experience who will work in the labor and delivery area, emergency department and resource team and sign a three-year commitment.
8) Prime Location to Raise a Family!
The Siouxland area is an amazing place to live! Living in the heart of the Midwest offers numerous activities and events while providing beautiful scenery to admire when you are not at work. Just a short drive from Omaha and Sioux Falls, you can enjoy the amenities of city life while raising your family in a down-to-earth, family-friendly neighborhood.
9) Our Values Put the Patient First!
At UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s our teams practice living out our values in everyday actions that reflect our commitment to each other, the community and our patients. The entire organization upholds the ICARE value system, which stands for: Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.
10) St. Luke’s Offers Superior Coordinated Patient Care
Coordinated care at its foundation is the best way for us to deliver comprehensive care. It is a physician-led approach in which the patient’s goals and concerns are addressed each step of the way, ensuring the best possible outcome. Coordinated care extends into our hospitals and back into your home. All of our team works together because the point of unity is you!
We are looking for skilled, dedicated nurses who share our values and our commitment to patient care. If you are a nurse with two or more years of experience who is interested in our Emergency Department, Labor and Delivery department or our Float Team, apply online today!